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this on hold at least. >> welcome to gmt. i am stephen sacker with a world of news. a gas leak is suspected for a fire in san francisco. the start of the old met long distance challenge. running across america to honor fallen comrades. it is midday in london, early evening in kabul, and in washington, they're just waking up to the news that international theory has not been calmed the possibility that the stunt may be off. in northern afghanistan, about 150 protesters. three were wounded. shots were fired by private security guards. our correspondent has been following the latest developments. >> pastor terry jones is the man in the eye of the storm. a week ago, few people have heard of his tiny church in gainesville, florida. his threat to burn copies of the koran has led to a confusing sequence of events. linked to arguments over the location of an islamic cultural center near ground zero in new york. >> he said they would move the mosque. as of right now, we have put a temporary hold upon our plan. >> some of the first protests abroad were in afghanistan, where america has more than 70,0
stephen hawking declares the creation of the universe did not depend on god. and what was a byword for intoxicating glitz and glamour, this is my in to win back its place as top european film festival. -- venice is trying to win back its place as top european film festival. israel and the palestinians have been holding their first direct negotiations in nearly two years in washington. the american middle east envoy, senator george mitchell, says talks so far have been constructive. he said the two sides have agreed to meet again in two weeks, and it would work toward reaching a framework agreement first. our middle east editor from washington. >> the two sides' motorcades brought them into the state department in washington for the latest installment in what has turned into a 20-year middle eastern saga of lost hope. not surprising then that in the public part of the meeting, they were all careful to say that negotiations to make peace a year from now would not be easy. the americans plan always to be inside the room or hovering close by. their top diplomat said there was no time t
thin arms, and this says stephen of salvador one of the highest murder rates in the world. >> let's take you back to our main story with some breaking news. a pastor in gainesville, fla., has been threatening to burn copies of the karan. he has canceled his plans. he is going for talks in new york instead, because he said he had an agreement steffy fin islamic center senior ground zero is not going to happen -- an agreement that the islamic center near ground zero is not going to happen. he said, i am glad he has decided not to burn any more korans. he says, i am surprised by their announcement. we are not going to toy with their religion nor any other. we are here to extend our hand to provide peace and harmony. we will bring you up-to-date with more soon. in afghanistan, a surge of american troops is now at its peak. the final american deployment was the airborne division. for some, it is their first tour of duty in the nine-year war. what is their position, and what is the moves? >> there on the move. -- they are on the move. they said their goodbyes at fort campbell, ky. they
of 30 two million dollars at the height of the financial crisis. stephen green, the chairman of hsbc, is expected to quit to become a trade minister in the uk coalition government. why the change at the top of barclays? >> at this point in time, they probably feel that it is time for a change. apparently, there are some personal reasons why he wants to move on. at this moment in time, dimon is an obvious candidate. >> he's certainly one of the highest paid bankers in the world. mentioned his bonus during the financial crisis. he made something like $150 million as the head of barclays capital. given the controversy over bankers' salaries and bonuses, is this a wise move by the bank? what does he bring to the table? >> if you look at what is happening in terms of investment banking pay, what bob diamond is being offered is not that much out of line. what we have to remember is we keep thinking of barclays as a british bank. in some sense come it is not a british bank. it's a global bank that happens to have its headquarters in london. therefore, in terms of the role of the chief execu
? director steven freres spoke to us -- stephen frears. >> we can make films for a certain market that the americans do not any longer know how to make because their economic models have collapsed. we are doing well at the precise uncil ishe film conci abolished. >> done council england could act as a go-between, funding the film institute. this is the movie business. it is to be expected. >> our main headline this hour -- one of the pope's former senior adviser says he will not be accompanying the pope on his historic visit to britain which begins on thursday. the announcement follows the publication of an interview in which the adviser describes britain as a third world country. you are watching bbc news. >> funding was made possible by -- the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, and union bank. >> union bank has put its financial strength to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> i'm julia stiles. >> i'm kevin
that joanne lee and stephen used chemicals to kill themselves. >> the woman's family described her as shy and thoughtful. it appears she took her own life here with a complete stranger. her body and that of steve were found inside a car filled with a toxic gas. they left a sign in the window warning others of the poison. it appears joanne wanted to die but not alone. a web posting says i have not got the strength to do this on my own. i have all the ingredients and would like to do it asap. tothis man's son responded her posting, making a pact they would die together even though they had never met. >> it was not any indication these websites [unintelligible] it finally got him to do what he did. >> after what happened here charities have warned about the dangers of suicide websites. there are separate concerns from emergency services about the dangerous chemicals used. >> this was a growing suicide trend in japan and america, so we had anticipated it but not quite so quickly. >> emergency workers believe had they not known about the poison in the car, it could have cost the lives of other
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